Medications

Viagra could reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers have discovered that Viagra drastically reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms in animal models with the disease. The research, published in Acta Neuropathologica, demons ...

May 19, 2011
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Stronger flu shots, more side effects

Ordinary flu vaccine has always worked out for Carolyn Hendrickson, so the 77-year-old was perplexed on a recent Monday when her clinic gave her a high-dose version without asking first.

Nov 11, 2011
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FDA panel backs birth control patch despite risks

(AP) -- A panel of federal health advisers said Friday that a birth control patch from Johnson & Johnson probably carries a higher risk of blood clots than older drugs, but should remain available as an option for women ...

Dec 10, 2011
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Small amounts of antibiotics generate big problems

New research conducted at Uppsala University shows that extremely low concentrations of antibiotics can enrich for antibiotic resistant bacteria. The research suggests that antibiotic residue introduced to the environment ...

Jul 22, 2011
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